Current & Upcoming Exhibits

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Naturally  Artificial | Works by Jason DeMarte

Naturally Artificial: Works by Jason DeMarte

Feb. 21 - May 20, 2018
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Jason DeMarte’s large-scale digital photographs juxtapose idyllic natural landscapes with the visual gluttony of consumerism. Learn more

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Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting

Pixelated: Sculpture by Mike Whiting

April 28 - Sept. 23, 2018
Outdoor
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Metal sculptures created within the pixelated aesthetic of vintage video games are featured throughout the Gardens’ natural landscapes. Learn more

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Still image from Four Sided Fantasy, published by Serenity Forge, developed by Ludo Land, 2016

Cyberscapes by Serenity Forge

May 30 - Aug. 5, 2018
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Experience landscapes both familiar and strange in the virtual worlds published and developed by video game production studio Serenity Forge. Learn more

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Randy Raak, Bee-line, 2013, ink and watercolor on scratchboard

Invisible Links: Botanical Art & Illustration

Aug. 15 - Oct. 14, 2018
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Denver Botanic Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration presents its annual juried exhibition highlighting students’ best achievements in a variety of media. Learn more

Past Exhibits

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Moore in the Gardens

March 8, 2010 - January 31, 2011
Outdoor
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The first presentation of the Henry Moore’s monumental works offered in the American West, Moore in the Gardens showcased Moore’s modernist reclining figures and interlocking, abstracted forms. Learn more

Joellyn Duesberry’s Southwest banner

Joellyn Duesberry’s Southwest: Sharpening the Edge

January 23, 2010 - April 4, 2010
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Joellyn Duesberry’s Sharpening the Edge showcases the artist’s modernist brushstrokes in color-rich, plein-air landscape paintings. Organized in collaboration with Gallery 1261 in Denver. Learn more

Mid-Century Modern Interpreted

November 21, 2009 - January 17, 2010
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Mid-Century Modern presented visual interpretations of the Gardens’ historic Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory and Education buildings – structures that have long been at the core of the institution. Learn more

The Gardens' Landmarks in Context

November 21, 2009 - January 17, 2010
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Denver Botanic Gardens has a legacy of employing luminaries in landscape and building design. The Gardens celebrated 50 years at its York Street location with an exploration of these important historical design contributions by Victor Hornbein and Edward White, Garrett Eckbo, Saco DeBoer, and newer structures by David Tryba. Learn more

Highlights from the Gardens Botanical Illustration Program

September 23, 2009 - November 8, 2009
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The Denver Botanic Gardens School of Botanical Art and Illustration presents an exhibition of gorgeous botanical works on paper. Learn more

Alchemy Garden: Works by Bonny Lhotka

August 1, 2009 - September 20, 2009
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A commentary on humankind’s relationship with nature, Alchemy Garden explores the remarkable intersection of botanical resources and digital technology through Bonny Lhotka’s artworks. Learn more

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